Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jan 2012 22:45 UTC
Google Google has updated its privacy policy - in fact, it has consolidated a mess of over 70 different privacy policies each covering an individual service into one, simpler policy. You'll now be treated as a single account, and data will be shared between Google services to make search results and ads more personalised (I assumed they already did that - makes sense).
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Lennie
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2007-09-22

Euh... Thom I wouldn't be so sure of that.

While I don't see an identifying cookie on google.com yet when you are not logged in.

I do see an identifying cookie on Youtube.com.

And I know very well they keep track of what I watch, because my Youtube.com homepage looks very different from yours I'm sure.

It is a small step to also add a cookie for google.com

It only takes one time one single element loading from google.com to be able to connect your youtube behaviour to your google.com behaviour.

They would have to specifically create it to be that way for that purpose, but it isn't complicated.

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